I’m not a boxed cereal kind of gal. Not when I’m alone — and certainly not when I have company.
For challenges (and all-round eating out of the FOODalogue kitchen), I rely on what’s on-hand. Anything that’s not fresh or healthy(ish) is kept to a minimum … a pinch, sprinkle, dusting or dollop.
My first thought when I hear the word “dumplings” is dim sum. Delicious little and filled pockets of dough that are either steamed or pan fried. I guess it depends on where you come from and what your cultural heritage is as to what dumplings mean to you. Not that I’m Asian, but that’s where my mind went. Perhaps because, interestingly, while most cultures have dumplings, they’re called by different names like pierogi or tortellini, etc.
The Creative Cooking Crew is kicking the new year off with a dumpling challenge. Continue Reading
Not a likely combination, I thought. I even had the nerve to say “I don’t think I’m going to like it” to my host when she made it. Boy, was I wrong! It was delicious and, 3 weeks later, I haven’t stopped thinking about it. Continue Reading
You won’t miss the potatoes. In fact, like me, you may even prefer it this way. Continue Reading
Swordfish sausage sounds so interesting. It looks so pretty. But does it pass the taste test? Continue Reading
Don’t you just love when you spot something beautiful and different in the market?
That’s how I felt when I saw these purple asparagus from Peru. I had to try them. And what better accompaniment than purple potatoes? Continue Reading